re·​sched·​ule | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce reschedule (audio) , -jəl, Canadian also -ˈshe-, British usually -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül\
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

Definition of reschedule

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
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Cabot agreed to give Kemble time to recover, and the deposition was rescheduled for March. Michael Rubinkam, The Seattle Times, "Gas driller backs off demand to have man thrown in jail," 4 Feb. 2019 Amy is tired and asks to reschedule, but that doesn't fit with Sheldon's itinerary. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "Amy and Sheldon's Honeymoon Doesn't Go As Planned on 'The Big Bang Theory'," 24 Sep. 2018 Officials want to reschedule Dozier’s execution for mid-November. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Nevada death-row inmate stuck in legal limbo: 'Just get it done'," 9 Aug. 2018 But on July 2, the hospital got an email from the Department of Health and Senior Services saying the visit was canceled, with no plans to reschedule. Jason Hancock, kansascity, "Hospitals fear Parson budget cut could endanger stroke, heart attack, trauma patients," 13 July 2018 The tribe said people with reservations during that period will be able to reschedule the bucket-list trip for a later date. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Hikers headed to flood-closed Havasupai Falls scramble to make other plans," 13 July 2018 The Avett Brothers hope to reschedule the show in the near future. Mitchell Peters, Billboard, "The Avett Brothers Cancel Oregon Concert After Man With Gun Disappears Into Crowd," 8 July 2018 If a Pisces cancels on you or needs to reschedule the first date, don't take it personally. Sophie Saint Thomas, Allure, "What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Online Dating Style," 6 July 2018 Then, once Pompeo was in place, the United States and India agreed to reschedule the discussions for July 6. Joanna Slater, Washington Post, "Mike Pompeo was supposed to meet with his Indian counterpart. He went to North Korea instead.," 6 July 2018

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of reschedule

: to schedule (something) for a different time or date
: to arrange (a loan or debt) to be paid back at a later date than was originally planned

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